What does Boaz mean?
Boaz \boaz\ as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin. Possibly "swiftness" or "strength". Biblical: names of several characters, including the second husband of Ruth, who treats her generously. Revived by the Puritans and occasionally used in England in the 17th and 18th centuries. Now very rare. Sometimes used in Jewish families.
Boaz is a rare first name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#11741 out of 88799, Top 13%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Boaz for boys. Boaz has yet to be recorded in the list thus far. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)